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For Today

Technology’s Impact on ‘The Next World War’

Are technological advancements in national security changing our future for better or for worse? Spoiler: In the future, drones are still terrifying and awful. 

National security expert August Cole predicts cyber war, hack attacks, and drone strikes on the horizon. On Monday evening, he’ll reflect on his time as a defense industry reporter for the Wall Street Journal and provide insights on the technology of warfare. 

Technology’s Impact on ‘The Next World War’, Thurs, July 16, 7:30pm, Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave, $5

For Friday

Meaningful Movies Presents ‘E-Team’

Friday’s Meaningful Movie follows four members of the Emergencies Team (E-Team) of the Human Rights Watch, a group that addresses human rights crises all over the world. E-Team documents their trip into Syrian to investigate the Syrian Civil War, while giving voice to otherwise invisible stories.

Catch the film and a special discussion with the Seattle Human Rights Commission afterward. 

Meaningful Movies Presents ‘E Team’, Fri, July 17, 7pm, Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies, 2336 15th Ave S, Free

Advance Notice for July 22

Bob Santos and Larry Gossett Talk ‘The Gang of Four’

Gang of Four members Bob Santos and and King County council member Larry Gossett (with the late Bernie Whitebear and Roberto Maestas)  made historical strides on local social justice issues like civil rights, development, poverty, fishing rights, and gentrification. The next month brings a series of events celebrating the publication of The Gang of Four: Four Leaders, Four Communities, One Friendshipstarting with Wednesday’s speakers panel at Elliott Bay Books. 

Bob Santos, Larry Gossett, and Others Talk ‘The Gang of Four’, Wed, July 22, 7pm, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave, Free


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